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Standout linebacker Eric Kendricks admitted the team could take more chances, but there was a reason you didn't see more pressure on Detroit quarterback Jared Goff.
On the NFL: Eric Kendricks played the run and pass flawlessly in the fourth quarter to turn the tide against the Lions.
The Vikings smothered one Lion, but not the one they really needed to. Meanwhile, Kevin O'Connell won the first coaching challenge of his career.
NFL Insider: Detroit is second in scoring, fourth in yards and third in rushing yards under first-year offensive coordinator Ben Johnson.
Week 3 offers up eight road favorites. Our NFL insider picks four of them to win and one big upset in the AFC East.
Dalvin Cook has 26 carries for 107 yards and no touchdowns through two games, including only six rushes in the Vikings' loss to Philadelphia during which the star running back was hardly a factor.
The Bills continue to roll while other possible AFC contenders have fallen flat.
The Eagles found offensive and defensive catalysts in their quarterback and cornerback. The Vikings' best receiver and running back didn't have as much success.
The Minnesota Vikings are about to face many of the rookies they passed up when they traded down in the draft.
The Packers (0-1) and Bears (1-0) meet at Lambeau Field on Sunday night after upside-down first games that muddled the NFC North.